Revisit Saturday mornings spent at the Piggywink Disco at the Corn Exchange

Did you dance to Kool and the Gang or the Bee Gees in 1980?

Did you dance to Kool and the Gang or the Bee Gees in 1980? - Credit: Archant

It’s time to look back at a popular event that is brought up on our Ipswich Remembers Facebook page on a regular basis - the Piggywink Disco.

Did you dance to Kool and the Gang or the Bee Gees in 1980?

Did you dance to Kool and the Gang or the Bee Gees in 1980? - Credit: Archant

The Piggywink Disco at the Corn Exchange in Ipswich was popular in the 1980s, and would run on Saturday mornings.

Did you dance to Kool and the Gang or the Bee Gees in 1980?

Did you dance to Kool and the Gang or the Bee Gees in 1980? - Credit: Archant

A Fireball disco would also be held at the Corn Exchange on Thursdays nights.

Did you dance to Kool and the Gang or the Bee Gees in 1980?

Did you dance to Kool and the Gang or the Bee Gees in 1980? - Credit: Archant

Memories of doing dances such as ‘rock the boat’ and the Hucklebuck are often brought up on the Ipswich Remembers Facebook group where many reminisce about the discos.

Did you dance to Kool and the Gang or the Bee Gees in 1980?

Did you dance to Kool and the Gang or the Bee Gees in 1980? - Credit: Archant

Can you spot yourself or a friend in any of these photos?

Did you dance to Kool and the Gang or the Bee Gees in 1980?

Did you dance to Kool and the Gang or the Bee Gees in 1980? - Credit: Archant

Email us to share your memories and photographs from the Piggywink Disco.

Did you dance to Kool and the Gang or the Bee Gees in 1980?

Did you dance to Kool and the Gang or the Bee Gees in 1980? - Credit: Archant

Our Ipswich Remembers Facebook group now has 11,000 members and counting.

Using the search bar at the top of the page, you can look up previous Piggywink Disco posts, and you might even come across some old faces in the process.

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